The Retrospective: Top 5 Mass Effect Moments

Like most sci-fi RPG fans, I can’t help but be endlessly enamored by the Mass Effect series. Maintaining a rich, fulfilling narrative in an extensive setting with gut-wrenching depth is no small feat, and Bioware’s trilogy has left many inspired and touched. Posts You Might LikeTop 5 Live Action Video …

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Laevatein’s Campfire Tales: The Naughty or Nice List in Games

Hello everyone, it’s Laevatein, and I’m back from the dead! Or for a more mundane answer, I’m back from my hiatus. Anyway, it’s Christmas Eve, and Santa is probably still going over his list to see who’s naughty and who’s nice (he’s gotta check it twice, after all). You know …

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Retro Review: Baldur’s Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast

Last week, I reviewed Baldur’s Gate.  I explained that, while the game was very light on actual roleplaying and plot (and characterization was practically nonexistent), there’s some pretty good gameplay in spite of the pathfinding issues (and my general dislike of low level D&D combat).  However, it was a very …

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Point of Contention: The “Favorite” Game

When it comes to determining our video game preferences, there are always going to be as many irrational factors thrown in as there are rational. What truly influences our choice? Does the single prized game in every enthusiast’s heart just ride a wave of nostalgia alone? In all probability, the …

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